PBS has acquired U.S. rights to the kids series "Wimzie's House," produced by Cinar Films of Montreal, and the pubcaster will be launching the puppet show this fall, it was announced Monday.
The seventh UCLA Extension Short Fiction Film showcase will be presented tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. This year's program consists of five films that emerged from the…
ABC's vice president of drama programming, Greer Shephard, is ankling Friday after 5-1/2 years at the network.
Vondie Curtis Hall ("Chicago Hope"), Jeremy Piven, Darius McCrary, Keith David, Bernie Mac, Loretta Devine, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Lou Rawls and Ron Leibman have been cast alongside lead Ving Rhames…
NBC topped its closest weekly competitor by 71% in adults 18-49 last week on the strength of the NBA Finals --- the second-highest-rated basketball finals ever.
Channel 4, Finland's newest commercial competitor, has been wasting no time in inking deals with most of Hollywood's major studios.
Wall Street firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Bros. are to spend $528 million buying a crucial block of stock in cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. from the estate of the late Bob Magness, former TCI…
Stunt performers and thespians picketed the Screen Actors Guild once again Tuesday, calling on members to reject a new commercials contract and pressing guild officials to make greater gains in the…
Six weeks before the scheduled opening of the 20th Moscow Intl. Film Festival, 60 Russian film and theater notables have addressed an open letter to Russian Premier Victor Chernomyrdin and Mayor of…
Helmer Spike Lee's longtime collaborator and indie producer Sam Kitt has been named prexy of production for Lee's 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, the company announced Tuesday.
Douglas A. Stone has been promoted to senior VP, national film settlements, for AMC Film Marketing, a division of Kansas City-based theater chain American Multi-Cinema.